Block Printing is not for Wimps

I watched my classmates hurry to work, chatting happily, as if the prospect of carving into a block of linoleum was going to be easy and fun. I gripped my trusty eraser, tapped my foot against the table leg and tried to imagine the most magnificent block print design the world had ever seen, but I was frozen with fear. I could not get my pencil to move. I drew a blank until the bell rang.

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Making, Giving, Living

It's Thanksgiving Eve. I'm doing laundry and packing to make the trip to San Diego in the morning. I've had Christmas music blasting since about 6:30am and it probably isn't going to stop all day. I've also been thinking through all the things I want to make for friends for Christmas. I think that's my favorite part of the holiday: making things to give to people I love and the music. The gatherings. 

I'm dreaming up new project ideas... new surprises. I have no idea what this season will look like for my family but I am sure there will be lots of making and living and giving in our own way.

I'd post a picture but right now, it's all in my head. More soon!

May your Thanksgiving be warm, sweet, and full of people you love!

xoxo